Peter Norton's Inside the PC
Peter Norton's Inside the PC, 8th Edition provides insight the PC family. The book focuses on the exploration of the PC including the hardware and its interior as well as focusing attention on the operating systems -- Windows and DOS. This book goes into more depth on these topics than you will find in the many comprehensive PC books available that cover a wider audience range. The more the reader knows about his PC the better he can truly realize the potential of the machine.This book will help the reader understand what goes on inside the PC which will help him make more educated decisions in buying new or additional equipment. After reading this book the user will be in a better position to get the most for his money when making PC or PC-related purchases.This book covers processors to operating systems, monitors to multimedia, and mobile PCs to the Internet. The reader will become well versed in all of these technologies and more.
The View from Afar
How Almost Any Computer
Removable hard disks superfloppies magnetoopticals CDRW and DVDROM to DVDRAM
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